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Nobel Prize in Literature to be announced on October 5

Stockholm: “The Swedish Academy has decided to announce the name of this year’s Nobel Literature Prize laureate on Thursday, October 5, at 1:00 pm (1100 GMT),” the Academy announced on its website on Monday.

For the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy has received and approved 240 proposals, resulting in 195 candidates. .

The names of the nominees are generally kept a secret and other information about the nominations are not revealed until 50 years after.

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